Team Planning Tools
The following tools are in Microsoft Word format.
Case Cover Sheet
A cover sheet that collects basic information about the victim/survivor, the assault, and the SART services they have received.
Case Review: Confidentiality Rules and Agreements
A case review that contains ground rules for case review sessions and a confidentiality agreement for team members to sign.
Case Scenarios on Ethics
A list of cases that pose ethical dilemmas, to be used for training.
College Attitude and Behavior Survey
A survey that was designed as part of a sexual assault campus needs assessment. The results were used to adjust the response and prevention efforts on campus and to develop a social norms campaign.
Confidentiality and Brady Rule
A legal response to the question, "At what point and under what circumstances does the sexual assault survivor have protected communication within the criminal justice system?"
Critical Elements and Agency Leadership
An inventory that encourages SARTs to discuss and review which services are and are not offered, by which agency(s), and if duplication/overlap of services is a potential problem.
Cultural Comfort Assessment
A checklist that helps you assess the comfort level of SART members with various types of cultural encounters.
Existing Community Services
A form that records contact information and services offered by community agencies.
Fairbanks SART Guidelines
Guidelines that provide standardized structure and implementation of a SART in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Gaining Momentum for Unproductive Team Meetings
A worksheet that reviews group dynamics and includes a key to interpreting results and questions to guide discussion about the findings.
Model Limited Release of Information
A form that allows victims to specify the individuals who may have access to confidential information.
NSVRC Acronym List
A list of acronyms that are commonly used in the sexual violence field.
Planning for a SART
Part one of a planning tool, in which community readiness for a SART is assessed.
Sample Agenda for SART Organizational Meeting
A sample agenda for a meeting held to organize a SART.
Sample Mission Statements
A collection of SART mission statements from across the country.
A sample Memorandum of Understanding from California.
A sample Memorandum of Understanding from Ohio.
A sample Memorandum of Understanding from Texas.
SART Manager Job Description
A sample job posting for a SART manager.
Screening for the Civil Legal Needs
A list of questions that service providers can use to start conversations with victims of sexual assault about their potential civil legal needs. Categories of questions include privacy, physical safety, immigration, education, and employment.
An overview of how to address and solve various issues that may arise in the investigation and/or prosecution of a sexual assault case as a team.
A set of questions meant to guide the planning of a SART.
Team Case Reviews
A set of questions that guides the planning of team case reviews.
Tips for Conducting Focus Groups
A list of qualifications for focus group facilitators, communication tools for facilitators, and questions to help assess and summarize focus group discussions.
Victim-Centered Responsibilities Matrix
A tool to specify which SART member has primary responsibility for various aspects of the response to sexual violence and which SART members share or possess followup responsibility.
Victim Rights Brochure
A Florida police department brochure that describes the rights of crime victims.